Vjetrenica, Zavala

4.5
#3 of 8 in Parks in Herzegovina-Neretva Canton
Discover the mysterious underground world of Vjetrenica, Bosnia's biggest and arguably the most important cave in the Dinaric Alps. Known for its speleological and karstic riches, the cave also protects incredible biodiversity--which has earned it a spot on the UNESCO's tentative list of world heritage. Please be sure to check out the website for further details and all the essentials you'll need to know before visiting. Use our Zavala trip itinerary planner to add Vjetrenica and other attractions to your Zavala vacation plans.
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  • This is well worth a visit. We arrived about 9:30 it don’t open till 10 on the dot. There are three car park spaces by the entrance otherwise you have to park by the public toilets and its roughly a.....  more »
  • Fine restaurant near the Vjetrenica cave. Our two families ate barbecue and food was excelent. Our waiter sugested what to eat and were more than satisfied. Service and sugestions were excelent.  more »
  • Great place, extraordinary experience! Beautiful nature miracle and very nice people who work there. Visit Zavala restaurant nearby and small museum also.  more »
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  • Really enjoyed it, very good value. Getting there is a little tricky, I'd recommend hiring a car for the day. Also I'm not sure if they accept card, so bring cash. It can be Euros, Kuna or the Bosnian Currency.
  • Definitely in top 5 places to visit in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The cave itself was amazing, guide speaks english really well, her speech was easy to understand and interesting. There is a concrete path running through the whole cave, so it is easy to walk there. It's a bit cold inside, but you are provided a jacked so it is OK. You are also provided a helmet (because of lower ceiling near entrance). We were told some interesting facts about human fish. Highly recommended to visit!
  • Vjetrenica was really nice place to visit. The guide told interesting facts about the history and geology. The cave's temperature is always around 11 degrees celcius and so it was nice to cool down from the hot day. Wear the provided jacket though.
  • Nice cave, the largest one in BIH. You can visit one long, big passage. The lights are new LED system, tout guides speak English well. Don't forget to visit this cave! And there is a 10 Celsius degree cold inside ❄️
  • This place was amazing! 600m of walkable, smooth path for tourists (you could probably do it in a wheelchair, though it would be difficult). Huge cave system is thought to extend 22km to the sea. Well with the trip and price! Fine for small children.

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